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in a different capacity. >> i was telling the guys here i was just in burma and malaysia. it's fantastic. burma is a great opportunity for american public diplomacy. you know i'm going to put this in before you go to whatever you want to talk about. it may be mika's birthday and my birthday today but tomorrow is world press freedom day. the united states government is on the side of journalists oppressed everywhere. journalists are more oppressed today than any time in history. >> vladimir putin one of the terrible offenders through the years of press freedom. a lot of reporters who have reported on him have ended up dead. >> 99 journalists were killed in the line of duty last year. what's changed is journalists used to get harmed in the line of duty and now they're targeted by governments. that's disturbing. >> speaking of vladimir putin, we have now a helicopter shot down in ukraine. vladimir putin ordering the ukraine government to get their own forces out of their own country. what's next in this downhill spiral? >> thank, joe. i had a conversation with a pretty senior figure in the obama a
? who is responsible for it? who makes the decision? >> also malaysia has released the cargo manifest. along with the luggage, the plane was carrying 10,000 pounds of fruit and 5,500 pounds of lithium ion batteries. a flammability package is flammable if damaged. eight weeks later search teams still have not spotted a single piece of wreckage. the white house is calling on congress to pass legislation enhancing privacy protections for americans in a new report on big data and privacy it says as more data is collected, analyzed and stored on public and private systems, we must be vigilant in ensuring balance is maintained between government and citizens. the report recommends measures to prevent discrimination based on the data trail left by consumers. it would set a national standard for telling consumers their data has been compromised. >>> the president of the los angeles chapter of naacp has resigned in the way of lchlt a. clippers and the scandal resolving around the team. this follows outrage over the decision to give donald sterling an award for promoting civil rights. that idea
baltimore as national teacher of the year. a report on malaysia flight 370 shows 17 minutes past air traffic controllers in malaysia and vietnam realized that plane was missing. in southern california, winds are grounding helicopters and airplanes used to fight a massive wildfire. it burned more than 1,000 acres and is only 10% don takened. and new dramatic credential of wepz's street collapse in baltimore shows cars slowly lurjing to the side before the ground gave way. back to "hardball." >> welcome back to "hardball." the republicans i identity crisis is clearly exposed in a poll. the leard bunched at the top come from three distinct factions and shows that republicans can face a real battle for identity itself in 2016. among republicans, jeb bush, representing the establishment faction and rand paul representing the libertarians are tied at the lead at just 14 a piece. that's just 14 a piece. just a hair behind them at 13% is mike huckabee, representing the religious and evangelical part of the party. bunched in the middle of the pole are two establishment candidates, paul ryan at 11%, c
, malaysia. >> the pilot said i'm at 35,000 feet checking in and cue all ll lum pur, got you, thank. then handed you over to ho chi minh, air traffic control, contact them on the radio frequency, okay good night. very standard conversation. we've also now got the cargo manifest and this is also interesting it gives us a sense of what the plane was carrying and it's nothing that's unusual. kourier material, mail, that type of thing, fruit on board and then this consolidated cargo which included lid lithium ion tris. in this case on the manifest, cargo manifest, they make a very important point that it was all pack aaged according to standar and they note the flight risk but say they have taken the appropriate steps to ensure they are safe. where does that leave us? it leaves us right back here at square one where we're yet again looking for this plane. we know this flight went like this and came all the way down here at least that is what we led to believe. we still don't have any piece of debris, actually would have been more like this, still no debris whatsoever off the coast of au
. there are people dying. what is the military doing? >> last words. 55 days after malaysia airlines flight 370 disappeared families are hearing for first time what could be the final transmissions from the cockpit. >> 1-2-0, good night. >> good night, malaysia 370. >>> good day, i'm andrea mitchell in washington. the heavy rain has finally stopped but the relentless downpour left behind a path of destruction. record flooding and sinkholes from the panhandle to the mid-atlantic states. crews used boats to rescue trapped riders who took refuge on top of a city bus. >>> in baltimore, the water swpt away a road dumping cars on pt railroad tracks below. >>> in pensacola, flooding may have caused a gas explosion that caused a jail to collapse killing to two inmates overnight. gabe gutierrez is outside the jail and joins me now. gabe, there's a lot of confusion as to what happened and how many were injured or rescued from this collapsed jail. tell us the latest. >> andrea, good afternoon, we have received conflicting and confusing information from county officials throughout the morning. initially we
of conversations between malaysia airlines, jet pilots and air traffic controllers and this is the first time we're hearing this. we can hear the final words from flight 370's flight deck that we've talked so much about. take a listen. >> malaysian 370, good night. >> good night, malaysia. >> it's been described as eerily calm as you hear those words, good night which we've known for a while through transcripts and this is the first time the audio has been heard and released by malaysia's government issuing a preliminary report on the plane's disappearance which is nearly now two months ago. >>> with the nba taking the first steps toward facing donald sterling to sell or forcing him to sell the l.a. clippers. we are learning high-profile names are lining up as potential buyers. the name that's gotten a lot of attention is that of oprah. in a statement a spokesperson for oprah said she is, quote, in discussions with larry geffen and larry ellison to make a bid for the los angeles clippers should the team become availa e available. geffen is an entertainment mogul and larry ellison is with the so
to do that. after that press con presence in malaysia, i talked to a few of his aides and he was telling me he was prepping them and he knew everything about sterling's past, he had been following the story very closely and he saw the opportunity as a way to sort of raise the bar a little bit for the nba. he named by name dropping commissioner silver in there, to have him realize that this is the action that needed to be taken and hoped that whatever it took, you know, to have more public comments, add more weight to the issue, to encourage the decision that the commissioner ended up coming with. so it just was fascinating to find out how much not only that it want his staff prepping him but one of those cases the reverse. that's how closely he had followed the story and how much he knew about sterling's past. >> i think in many ways the last four days have shown the strength of the nba, not just adam silver but magic johnson, charles barkley -- >> and a number of white players, too. >> yes. this in many ways was a good moment for the nba. >> i think and i don't want to be naive here, bu
was an employee at that location. and malaysia's transport minister says possible wreckage has been found in the bay of bengal and a potential lead will be investigated. back to "hardball." >> president obama delivered an unusually strong rebuke yesterday to his critics who say he hasn't been tough enough on foreign policy. >> frankly, most of the foreign policy commentators that have questioned our policies would go headlong into a bunch of military adventures that the american people have no interest in participating in and would not advance our core security interests. for some reason, many who were proponents of what i considered to be a disastrous decision to go into iraq haven't really learned the lesson of the last decade. they seem to play the same note over and over again. >> whether on iran, syria or ukraine, critics of the president have accused him of not being tough enough. dealing with foreign adversaries. he's being naive or weak or indecisive. what would they have done differently? what would they do tomorrow differently when it comes to dealing with foreign crises. the an
the controversy reached the other side of the world, the president weighing in from malaysia. >> i don't think i have to interpret those statements for you. they kind of speak for themselves. >> that afternoon all eyes were on the clippers playoff game against the golden state warriors. >> there will be certain player that say will be great and there will be certain players that have been thinking about this all night and they can't function. >> magic johnson, who is mentioned in the purported recording of sterling said the 80-year-old billionaire shouldn't even own a team. >> he shouldn't own a team anymore. he should stand up and say i don't want to own a team anymore. >> donald sterling did not attend the game, while his estranged wife sat courtside. as the team walked out, they threw their warmup jerseys at center court. >> it's a unified statement from the clipper players wearing their warmup shirts inside out so the word "clippers" are not across their chests. >> they went on to lose the game 118-97. to some, their silent protest wasn't strong enough. in the meantime, the players associati
it to expand its presence. the u.s. has done a similar deal with australia and singapore. talking with malaysia and indonesia and vietnam. whole series with which the u.s. is talking about have a closer military relationship. that's one part of it. the more controversial bit is the military tactics the pentagon has been discussing how they would deal with some kind of conflict with china. one of the ideas that some people in the pentagon have. if there was any kind of dispute the way to approach that would be for u.s. to try to take out some of the chinese missile facilities which are the key bit to the chinese military platform. that's a dangerous escalatory step. you get into scary and difficult questions. >> it's a frightening scenario, everything you're describing and that ramp up, americans hope we'll avoid. 61% of americans say the u.s. should be less involved in world affairs. it seems like this trip is anything but that. thank you both. we'll watch this closely. and we're starting something new today. our georgia gun watch. we keep an eye how life in on that state is changing under the
that these statements are happening is that there is a shift in how we view ourselves, and like malaysia, we constantly have to be on guard against racial attitudes that divide us rather than embracing the diversity as a strength. >> and so jalani i want to bring you in, because can we take the encouragement in this, because there is so much public outrage or outcry, and quickly following this. >> yes, and no. and one, because it is the easiest kind of racism to denounce, and all of us being the equivalent of the kids in third grade raising their hands saying, ooh, i know this one, ooh, i know this one, and the things that they should be concerned about are the disparate infant mortality rate s, and other items that are not indispu indispute. and you have to move from bug tri and say that we don't want to acknowledge this, but in the private conversation to his girlfriend, we need more tangible items. >> thank you both for your insight. we appreciate it. >> thank you. >> thank you. >>> and president obama trying to rein in russia with more sanctions as accusations fly. we will come back and talk to a r
to lap. and president obama weighed in on the controversy all the way from malaysia, answering a question from chuck. >> when ignorant folks want to advertise their ignorance, you don't really have to do anything, you just let them talk. and that's what happened here. i have confidence that the nba commissioner, adam silver, a good man, will address this. obviously the nba is a league that is beloved by fans all across the country. it's got an awful lot of african-american players. it's steeped in african-american culture. and i suspect that the nba is going to be deeply concerned in resolving this. >> chuck todd is still with us from the philippines. chuck, thanks for sticking around. and "sports illustrated"'s phil taylor joins us. phil, i want to start with you. if it is confirmed that this is in fact sterling, what kind of action should be taken and how much of a test is there for the new nba commissioner adam silver? >> it's a huge test for the new commissioner opinion t commissioner. the feeling is if this is true and proven to be sterling on the audio tapes that he should be fined
. >>> there are new details this morning in the search for malaysia airlines flight 370. today australian prime minister tony abbott said the attempts to find the plane are entering a new effort. teams will focus on underwater equipment to scan the ocean floor. the search area is also expanding outside the zone where suspected black box signals were detected this month. the new search area could take up to eight months to examine. >>> second of state john kerry says israel is at risk of becoming an apartheid state. according to the daily beast kerry told the world leaders that event be actually he may put together his own plan for peace and the two sides could, quote, take it or leave it. the tough words show john kerry's frustration which despite months of attention have completely unraveled. pro israel leaders have use the the words apartheid. benjamin netanyahu said they have a clear process of moving it forward. >> the president of hamas has to decide whether he wants a pact with egypt or israel. he cannot embrace hamas and say he wants peace with israel. in fact, what i say to him very sim
during a town hall with students at the university of malaysia at kuala lumpur. he was asked about what he regrets. >> i regret not having spent more time with my mother because she died early. i realize that i didn't every single day or at least more often just spend time with her and find out what she was thinking and what she was doing because she had been such an important part of my life. >> while in malaysia president obama took an opportunity to take a selfie. that is your monday morning dish of scrambled politics. >>> all right. washington post reporter david nakamura joins me from washington with some topics here that we want to review, including this one here. we're seeing a side of hillary clinton that hasn't really been revealed in the public much. she opened up about her religion over the weekend and how it influenced her life while speaking at the united methodist assembly. she said her faith allowed her to care for others. what does this tell us about her? >> people are always looking when hillary is speaking for 2016. when she talks in personal terms and looking out for
of regional state tv. nbc news has not been able to confirm that report. president obama in malaysia today said the world must stand firm against russian aggression toward ukraine. take a will be listen. >> collectively us and the europeans have said that so long as russia are continues down the path of oh provocation rath arer than trying to deescalate there will be consequences. they will continue to grow. >> i want to bring in congressman engel, ranking member of the foreign affairs committee. just returned from ukraine. let's start with president obama. there is talk about consequences. what kind of consequence is he the talking about? what consequences do russia face? >> talk thing about sanctions. what putin is doing is dangerous. the world cannot sit by. if the world does, nato is dead. nato has to react. there are countries in the area that are worried about putin stirring up russians in the country. >> are are the stiffer sanctions which are going to take effect, can they change the calculus. >> iran is now sitting down and negotiating with the united states in the west. we impose
. the president in malaysia right now. what is he saying about donald sterling's alleged comments? >> reporter: it was actually chuck todd who asked president obama about sterling's comment. i think a lot of journalists in the room were surprised how candid, how strong president obama was on the topic. white house officials said he wasn't expecting to get asked about it, but when he did, this is what he had to say. take a listen. >> i don't think i have to interpret those statements for you. they kind of speak for themselves. and i think that we just have to be clear, and steady in denouncing it, teaching our children differently. >> president obama also said he has full confidence in the nba to launch a swift investigation, and to get answers quickly. and the nba, of course, has said that's exactly what they plan to do. >> let's go to what the president was certainly prepared for, and that is addressing the new sanctions for russia. kristen, what's the latest on that front? >> reporter: he was asked why the united states wouldn't move forward unilaterally with the biggest sanctions that would
. ♪ >>> the crisis in ukraine continues to overshadow president obama's trip to asia ya. . while in malaysia this morning, the president turned up the heat on russia, making it clear the international community is prepared to act if russia doesn't deescalate tensions with ukraine. >> collectively, us and the europeans have said that so long as russia continues down the path of provocation rather than trying to resolve this issue peacefully and deescalating, there are going to be consequences, and those consequences will continue to grow. >> u.s. secretary of state john kerry expressed similar sentiments on thursday, while trying to leave the door open, if only a sliver, for a possible change on russia's part. >> the window to change course is closing. president putin and russia faces a choice. if if russia chooses the path of de-escalation, the international community, all of us, will welcome it. if russia does not, the world will make sure the costs for russia will only grow. >> this new and more aggressive stance may be a direct result of growing u.s. concern that rusch military forces are
international with president obama weighing in from malaysia a few hours ago casting the comments as part of america's fraught racial legacy of slavery and segregation against which he says we continue to struggle. more in a moment. first the details. donald sterling for 30 plus years has owned one of the worst teams in the mean, the los angeles clippers. but they are not that bad now. the clippers are in the playoffs facing the golden state warriors. they lead the series 2-1 with game four set for this afternoon. yesterday tmz sports posted what it says is an audio recording of a conversation between sterling and his girlfriend. nbc news has not been able to authenticate the recording. this is what went online. >> it bothers me a lot that you want to broad are cast that you're associating with black people. do you have to? >> you associate with black people. >> i'm not you and you're not me. >> according to tmz, sterling was upset his african-american/mexican girlfriend posted a photo of herself with magic johnson which has been taken down. >> you can sleep with them, you can bring them
in malaysia, becoming the first president to visit that country since lbj. he talks about the economy and security in the asia-pacific, the crisis in ukraine continues with more sanctions coming. and international observers are now being hailed. we'll update you on that. also, you won't believe what someone caught the guy who owns the l.a. clippers allegedly saying to his girlfriend about black people. we're going to play what he reportedly said and talk about why so many are disgusted and demanding the nba do something. >>> it's an assembly of amino acids, fats, and water that's like what you get out of an animal. >> but will the masses bite? and if they do, what it could mean for the future of food in this country and the world. >>> and how about this? no batteries needed. a flashlight that runs solely on the heat of your hand. a 15-year-old google science fair award winner came up with today's big idea. a whole heck of a lot to get to on this saturday afternoon. we start with that developing story out of los angeles. one that's lighting up the sports world and social media as well.
. greg postal. president obama's in malaysia right now arimrriving in kuala lumpur today. it is his third stop in asia. with another good day to you after this morning. talk about what's on the president's agenda in malaysia and what about the missing plane flight 370, is that going to be a topic of discussion? >> i anticipate it will be a topic of discussion when president obama sits down for a bilateral meeting with the prime minister of malaysia. there's also going to be a joint news conference tomorrow. i wouldn't be surprised if president obama got a question about that or if he offered some comments at the top of that news conference. we'll have to see. of course, this trip overall is a part of the obama administration's attempt to pivot to the asia pacific region. the key topic, when president obama talks to the prime minister will include trade, defense, of course malaysia is one of a dozen countries, that's a member of the transpacific partnership. there have been negotiations about broadening trade deals between asia countries and the united states. of course president obama tri
. here's what's happening, president obama issuing sharp words for north korea. he's in malaysia arriving in the country two hours ago. before touching down in kuala lumpur, he wrapped up his visit with south korea by meeting with u.s. service members thanking them for their service. he also said this about north korea. >> north korea and its people have a choice, they can choose to continue down a lonely road of isolation or they can choose to join the rest of the world, seek a future of greater opportunity and greater security and greater respect. >> nbc's kristin welker is at the white house for us with a good morning to you. what more did the president say about north korea and what did he accomplish on his visit to south korea? >> reporter: well, his goal in south korea, alex, is to reaffirm the united states support and alliance with south korea. the broader goal of this entire trip is a part of the administration's attempt to pivot to the asia pacific region, particularly as it draws down the wars in iraq and afghanistan. so that was really a part of his goal in south korea. as you
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